Unique insight into the most notorious military formation in history. Packed with previously unpubl ished photographs, most taken from private albums of former Waffen-SS soldiers, Waffen-SS chroniclesall the battles and campaigns Waffen-SS units fought in during WWII. Recreates in pictorial form al l aspects of the Waffen-SS¦s war: the growth of the SS panzer divisions, their tactics, recruitment of units, an examination of their weapons and equipment, and images of all Waffen-SS commanders. Includes a chapter on SS war crimes and atrocities.
**Other editions of this book have the subtitle "The Illustrated History)